Gajar Matar DalSubmitted by: EMAVERICK
IntroductionThis soup is drop dead gorgeous, with yellow background, floating orange carrots and bright green peas. Tasty too--spicy but not hot. This soup is drop dead gorgeous, with yellow background, floating orange carrots and bright green peas. Tasty too--spicy but not hot.
1 cup Yellow Split Peas
7 cups Water
1 Tablespoon Ground Coriander
1/2 teaspoon Tumeric
1 teaspoon Salt
2 Tablespoons Canola Oil (Grapeseed or Peanut could be used)
1 cup Frozen Peas
3 Carrots, peeled and diced
2 teaspoons Ginger, minced
1 teaspoon Cumin Seed
1 teaspoon Black Mustard Seed
1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
Then add vegies, and more water if necessary. Add the powdered spices, except the garlic powder and continue to simmer.
In a small nonstick pan, heat up the oil and add the minced ginger, cumin and mustard seed. When it begins to sputter and pop, add the garlic powder (or hing, if you have the Indian spice around), stir a bit more until brown, add to soup and it is ready to serve.
Number of Servings: 6
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user EMAVERICK.